Hawaiʻi Police Department
Traffic Enforcement Unit, Area II
Sergeant Marvin Troutman Sr.
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 229
Report No. C14003318
Media Release (update No. 2)
An autopsy was conducted Friday (February 7) on the body of 52-year-old Matthew B. Lee of Kailua-Kona, who died Wednesday (February 5) in a two-vehicle crash on Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway around the 71.5 mile marker.
The medical examiner determined that Matthew B. Lee died from a medical condition and not form injuries sustained in the crash.
The Traffic Enforcement Unit has reclassified the negligent homicide investigation to a coroner’s inquest.
As a result, the traffic fatality count has been reduced to three fatalities this year compared with seven at this time last year.